Monday, November 28, 2022 – Missouri political news headlines

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JCNT: Governor’s Prayer Breakfast set for Jan. 5 (get around Jefferson City News Tribune paywall here)

Missouri Independent: Missouri state budget is bulging with $6 billion in surplus cash; thoughts from Sen. Lincoln Hough (R-Springfield), Rep. Peter Merideth (D-St. Louis City), Missouri School Boards’ Association’s Melissa Randol

Springfield Daily Citizen: Missouri’s recreational marijuana industry busy getting ready for late-winter lift off (get around Springfield Daily Citizen paywall here)

KCUR: Missouri Supreme Court weighs whether to halt cop-killer’s execution

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P-D editorial: U.S. Rep. Jason Smith and other Republicans act like toddlers (get around stltoday paywall here)

KC Star editorial: Conservative groups have wreaked havoc in schools, fighting nonexistent “Critical Race Theory” curricula – now you can stand up against Jay Ashcroft book bans

KC Star’s Daniel Desrochers and Kacen Bayless: While Eric Schmitt used his public office to run for U.S. Senate, AG office’s record keeping was sparse (avoid KC Star paywall by reading free syndicated version on stltoday here)

Missouri Independent’s Janice Ellis: Missouri’s minimum wage too low, and too many children live in poverty

P-D letter: St. Louis septuagenarian says Jay Ashcroft is looking for “an inflammatory soundbite” (get around stltoday paywall here)

P-D letter: St. Louis woman says Missouri should move away from abstinence-based education (get around stltoday paywall here)

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